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How to identify relevant online influencers using free tools

thenextweb.com
Identifying relevant online influencers has become a huge part of modern-day corporate and consumer communications. It is also subject to a HELLUVA lot of debate. Instead of focusing on the subjectivity of this process (and how this insight is deployed), we’re going to take a look at how you can use...
How to identify relevant online influencers using free tools

Top Trends of 2012: Social Video Apps (Warning: Seedy Content!)

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Continuing our review of the first half of 2012, we look at an emerging product type that became popular this year: social video apps. The two leading contenders are Socialcam and Viddy, each vying to be the breakout app. But at least one of those apps is using dubious seeding...
Top Trends of 2012: Social Video Apps (Warning: Seedy Content!)

Burpple wants its Path-meets-Pinterest app to be your personal food journal

thenextweb.com
The growth of camera phones and apps have together changed the way many people eat, or at least prepare to dine. Though tweeting about food was the classic early criticism of Twitter — how many people started out complaining every tweet was about eating a sandwich? — food-related photos seem...
Burpple wants its Path-meets-Pinterest app to be your personal food journal
Why 'rude' emails are the price we pay for social media

Google+ dwindles, while Pinterest climbs

www.guardian.co.uk
Data from ComScore shows falling time spent on Google's would-be Facebook rival, as bookmarking site Pinterest rises almost unnoticed to rival longer-established sitesWhile the media was getting obsessed with Google+… the world actually got interested in Pinterest. What's more, Google's nascent social network, despite having seen a growing number of...
Google+ dwindles, while Pinterest climbs
Silenced By Twitter, Thunderclap Returns With A Bang On Facebook

Apps & updates: Instapaper 4.2, Yelp and more

9to5mac.com
While Google+ got the most notable update earlier this afternoon, there’s three other nice little updates to apps this evenings. Most notably, Instapaper has been updated to version 4.2, which adds an iBook style “pagination” feature. Other key features include: All-new Fast Pagination mode, a complete rewrite from the...
Apps & updates: Instapaper 4.2, Yelp and more

In praise of … tweets | Editorial

www.guardian.co.uk
UK tweeters – and there are now 10 million – have discovered myriad ways in which less is more#JustSaying, but when we first hailed Twitter in 2007, many doubters were withering about another electronic outlet for compulsive communicators – with a 140-character limit to guarantee they could relay nothing tastier...
In praise of … tweets | Editorial

HARVARD PROFESSOR: Why JCPenney And Facebook Will Never Be Like Apple

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One of the biggest threats to companies like JCPenney and Facebook is that they're too focused on short-termism, says Cynthia Montgomery, a strategy professor at Harvard Business School. In her new book, The Strategist: Be The Leader Your Business Needs, Montgomery talks about how most leaders have been delegating "strategizing" — either...
HARVARD PROFESSOR: Why JCPenney And Facebook Will Never Be Like Apple

The troubling lexicon of texting love

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While some are blaming technology for an increase in one night stands, perhaps it's simply the brevity with which people communicate by phone that suggests swift progress to sexual congress....
The troubling lexicon of texting love
Meet Ptch: a potpourri of social multimedia sharing

The Branching Of Content

parislemon.com
What interests me most about Branch is that it has the possibility to be the continuation of the evolution of online communication. Blogging -> Tweeting -> Branching (? — too soon). It has elements of both blogging (putting down words online) and tweeting (speed and character limits) while opening up...
The Branching Of Content

Stop Wasting Time: These Are The Social Networks You Should Really Be Using (GOOG, FB)

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Facebook, Twitter, Google+...the list goes on. If you only want to commit to one, how do you determine which one best meets your needs? We put together this guide to help you find your best home on the internet.Are you short-winded? You belong on Twitter. The 140-character limit is perfect...
Stop Wasting Time: These Are The Social Networks You Should Really Be Using (GOOG, FB)

The Peter Thiel Audience Q&A

pandodaily.com
Tonight at the PandoMonthly fireside chat with Peter Thiel, Sarah opened up to questions from the audience. We’ve reposted some of the questions that were asked and the answers Thiel gave. Keep in mind that with these answers, Thiel went for brevity over nuance, and as a result some of...
The Peter Thiel Audience Q&A

‘The Internet’ Doesn’t Do Anything

betabeat.com
(Photo: Twitter.com/iamweswilson) Today a group of academics, entrepreneurs and other interested parties published something they call the “Declaration of Internet Freedom” prompted by recent attempts to legislate the series of tubes. The Declaration has the virtue of brevity with just five points: expression, access, openness, innovation and privacy. It also boasts...
‘The Internet’ Doesn’t Do Anything
After Amazon, how many clouds do we need?

Gamers at Work reveals the risks and emotional complications in entrepreneurship (interview)

venturebeat.com
The wild, formative years of the game industry are over, but that doesn’t mean up-and-coming hardware and software developers can’t carve out their niche in the market. The trick is learning not only how to get started but how to survive when success isn’t immediate. The best way to...
Gamers at Work reveals the risks and emotional complications in entrepreneurship (interview)

Six Ingredients for a Good Online Comment

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In my last post, I asked commenters to volunteer their theories about why some business ideas take off and others don't, and promised to reward the winner with a copy of my new book Analytics at Work. There were lots of comments, and I have read them carefully. (The process...
Six Ingredients for a Good Online Comment

Why check-ins and like buttons will change the local landscape

radar.oreilly.com
Notable advancements in the geo sector -- GIS, GPS, slippy maps -- punctuate an otherwise steady equilibrium; progress in the geo world is subtle, and tends to sneak up on us without our at first knowing its significance. I think we've just passed one of these stealth milestones whose importance...
Why check-ins and like buttons will change the local landscape

Hello, Twitter, one year later

stopdesign.com
A year ago, today, I joined a small startup with a penchant for brevity. Many of my friends were using it. My mom had only heard mentions of it. I noted some risk, but saw greater reward. Variables were undefined. The product was still in its infancy. But potential was...
Hello, Twitter, one year later

Twitter Day Today: Are You Celebrating? #twitterday

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As the vast majority of people hardly realize, today is the 140th day of the year which is supposed to be a good reason to celebrate the day of Twitter - the immensely popular web service that is trying to teach the world the arts of brevity, clarity, and precision...
Twitter Day Today: Are You Celebrating? #twitterday

German scientists shoot world's fastest movie: gone in 50 femtoseconds

www.engadget.com
No, it's not another Fast & Furious sequel, it's something much quicker -- 800 billion times quicker, to be precise. Scientists at DESY (Germany's largest particle physics center) are premiering the Guinness World Record-holding fastest "movie" to a select audience at its light sources users' meeting. The film was...
German scientists shoot world's fastest movie: gone in 50 femtoseconds

This Week in Venture Capital: Jason Calacanis' Latest Podcast Creation

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I am a huge fan of podcasts and podcasting and one of my favorites to listen to each week is Leo Laporte's This Week in Tech (TWiT). Now and then, angel investor and Open Angel Forum founder Jason Calacanis is a guest on TWiT, and not long ago he launched...
This Week in Venture Capital: Jason Calacanis' Latest Podcast Creation
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